All weekend long, All Shook Down writers will be rounding up the best of the Outside Lands music festival. Here's our report from the festival's first day.
Okay, wait. How did we let Justice get away with appropriating the cross?
There were probably other questions worth asking surroundin ... More >>
There's a surprise awaiting anyone checking out the Friday night lineup at Outside Lands. Yes, Beck performs before normal people eat dinner, but arguably that stage's Beck-Foo Fighters-Neil Young progression is logical. And yes, Justice will close the night elsewhere, but everyone knows they'll mak ... More >>
Washed Out at Great American Music Hall Saturday night.
Chain Gang of 1974
July 9, 2011
@ Great American Music Hall
Better than: Staying in.
Call it un-chill wave, maybe, or perhaps you'd better just call it "dance music" -- because aside from a few nods to pop conv ... More >>
Washed Out's Ernest GreeneAfter Portlandia, Washed Out trades sampling for songwriting: Washed Out might be the most perfect band name ever conceived: It captures the gist of Ernest Greene's music in two simple words. Bright, explosive hues could have easily ruled his synth-driven pop, but he ... More >>
Washed Out - Belong (Music Video) from Blake Salzman on Vimeo.Washed Out may be a bedroom producer, but there's nothing sleepy about his live show (especially if he has a full band backing him, as he did for the sauna he created in Austin). The dude otherwise known as Ernest Greene makes disco ... More >>